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Bug 67046 - Add boolean JPDADebugger.canBeModified()
Summary: Add boolean JPDADebugger.canBeModified()
Alias: None
Product: debugger
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Java (show other bugs)
Version: 5.x
Hardware: All All
: P2 blocker (vote)
Assignee: Martin Entlicher
Depends on:
Blocks: 58555
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Reported: 2005-10-18 14:06 UTC by Martin Entlicher
Modified: 2010-04-29 09:26 UTC (History)
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The patch, that implements the desired method. (2.96 KB, patch)
2005-10-18 14:13 UTC, Martin Entlicher
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Full patch with additional requested changes. (5.67 KB, patch)
2005-10-21 13:51 UTC, Martin Entlicher
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Description Martin Entlicher 2005-10-18 14:06:22 UTC
We need to have a way to find out whether the debuggee is modifiable or not.
Whether we can set new values to variables and fields.
There is VirtualMachine.canBeModified() method for that (in JDK 1.5 and higher
only). However, there is no access to JDI in UI components.

Therefore I propose to add boolean JPDADebugger.canBeModified() method into the
Comment 1 Martin Entlicher 2005-10-18 14:13:58 UTC
Created attachment 26083 [details]
The patch, that implements the desired method.
Comment 2 Martin Entlicher 2005-10-18 14:16:37 UTC
The patch is attached, no tests included - we do not know the expected result in
Comment 3 Martin Entlicher 2005-10-18 14:19:21 UTC
I'm requesting a fast API review for this simple addition. Thanks.
Comment 4 Jaroslav Tulach 2005-10-19 05:30:04 UTC
@since and apichanges, at least. Also arch*.xml could mention use of 
reflection. Btw. I am not sure how to test this either, maybe just make sure 
that on 1.4 the method always returns false. 
Comment 5 Martin Entlicher 2005-10-21 13:51:20 UTC
Created attachment 26221 [details]
Full patch with additional requested changes.
Comment 6 Martin Entlicher 2005-11-03 09:45:07 UTC
Thanks for the review, I'm going to integrate the patch...
Comment 7 Martin Entlicher 2005-11-03 11:35:52 UTC
Integrated in trunk:

new revision: 1.91; previous revision: 1.90

new revision: 1.19; previous revision: 1.18

/cvs/debuggerjpda/arch.xml,v  <--  arch.xml
new revision: 1.2; previous revision: 1.1

/cvs/debuggerjpda/api/,v  <--
new revision: 1.14; previous revision: 1.13

/cvs/debuggerjpda/api/apichanges.xml,v  <--  apichanges.xml
new revision: 1.12; previous revision: 1.11
Comment 8 Quality Engineering 2010-04-29 09:26:27 UTC
Verified ... and Closing all issues resolved into NetBeans 6.7 and earlier.